Posteado por: inglesjbosco | 19 noviembre, 2012

Present continuous

…ing (…ando, …endo)

Affirmative Negative Interrogative
I am going I am not going Am I going ?
You are going You are not going Are you going ?
He is going He is not going Is he going ?
She is going She is not going Is she going ?
It is going It is not going Is it going ?
We are going We are not going Are we going ?
You are going You are not going Are you going ?
They are going They are not going Are they going ?
Affirmative subject + am/is/are + 1 > “ing”
I am going to New York Estoy yendo a New York
He is going to New York El está yendo a New York
Negative subject + am/is/are + not + 1 > “ing”
I am not going to New York No estoy yendo a New York
He is not going to New York El no está yendo a New York
Interrogative Am/Is/Are + subject + 1 > “ing” ?
Am I going to New York ?¿Estoy yendo a New York ?
Is he going to New York ? ¿Está él yendo a New York ?
usos del presente continuo
Acciones que ocurren en el momento de hablar.
Lucas is getting up now. Lucas se está levantando ahora.
My wife is having lunch now. Mi esposa está almorzando ahora.
Planes futuros que han sido confirmados.
The manager is meeting me tonight. El gerente se va a reunir conmigo esta noche.
They are arriving tomorrow morning. Van a llegar mañana por la mañana.
Acciones que tendrán lugar en un futuro próximo y sobre las que se ha tomado una resolución firme.
I am going to visit their office in Caracas next week.
Voy a visitar su oficina de Caracas la próxima semana.
Acciones habituales con sentido negativo que llevan always.
Mike is always talking nonsense. Mike siempre está hablando estupideces.
He is always annoying his friends. Siempre está molestando a sus amigos.
verbos que no suelen utilizarse en presente continuo

know  –  like  –  want  –  love  –  hate  –  need

expresiones usuales del presente continuo

the next  –  at moment  –  now  –  in this week
on Sunday  – this evening  –  tomorrow

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